Every Hero Has a Story: Pierre Moran Branch

Administrator : May 27, 2015 2:14 pm : Elkhart Public Library

Slogan with CharactersRead, Learn, Win!

  • Starting June 1, visit any EPL location to sign up and pick up a reading log.
  • Read at least 15 minutes a day for 4 days.
  • Do 2 fun and simple learning activities.
  • Bring your log back to the library for your prize!
  • Repeat!

You can earn a different prize every week, plus win a book when you finish 4 logs! Every time you come back for your next prize, you will be entered in our end-of-summer grand prize drawing for a new bicycle! The more you read, the more prizes you win, and the better your chances for winning the bike.


Pierre Moran Branch

Not All Heroes Wear Capes and Masks

This summer we will learn about different kinds of heroes plus plenty of other fun activities. Let’s have a SUPER summer!
Click or tap any event for details and to sign up (if required).

Tuesday Story Time
10:00 am • Ages 2-6
June 9June 16June 23
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Tie Dye (Superhero style)
Tuesday, June 16 • 4:30 pm • Ages 12-17

Superhero Training Camp
Thursday, June 25 • 11:00 am • Ages 6-12
 Hone your skills and become a certified Superhero!

Superhero Family Movie Night
Friday, June 26 • 6:00 pm • All ages

Superhero Vehicles
Friday, July 17 • 3:30 pm • Ages 6-12

Design a Hero contest
Monday, July 21 • 4:00 pm • Ages 12-17

Superhero Party/Movie Night
Friday, July 24 • 4:30 pm • All ages
Bring your family and friends. You can dress as your favorite superhero. Fun for all ages!

Literary Heroes: Books to Movies
Thursday, July 30 • 4:00 pm • Ages 12-17
Talk about your favorite book-to-movie hero. Vote on which book-to-movie title to watch, then discuss book vs. movie — which you like better, and why.


Children’s Programs at Other Locations

Cleveland Branch
Dunlap Branch
Main Library
Osolo Branch

Teens and Adults

Teens: Unmask
Adults: Escape the Ordinary


Overview of all summer activities at


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Stories in the Garden 2015

Administrator : May 6, 2015 2:24 pm : Elkhart Public Library

SL-Wellfield 2015

Spend some family time together at the  Wellfield Botanic Gardens  We will meet in the English Cottage Garden on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, May through August, from 6:00-6:30 p.m. (In case of rain we will meet in the tented area.) A staff member from Elkhart Public Library will share stories and songs and lots of fun. Tuesdays are free at the Wellfield, so you will not have to pay to get in. Bring the whole family and a blanket to share. If it rains, the Wellfield will have a tent for shelter.

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6:00 p.m. (rain or shine):

May 19
June 16
July 21
August 18


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